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Percival John ALDOUS

Regimental number160
Place of birthDiamond Creek, Victoria
SchoolDiamond Creek State School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
Address13 Martin Street, Northcote, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 10"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinFather, Charles Aldous, Martin Street, Northcote, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 September 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 August 1915
Date of death19 August 1915
Place of burial7th Field Ambulance Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave 15), Gallipoli, Turkey.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
71
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Sarah ALDOUS
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ALDOUS Percival John

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